News.com reports that in a 20-13 vote that partially followed party lines, the House Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would require internet broadband providers to abide by strict net neutrality principles. This means that providers must operate in a "nondiscriminatory" manner. The vote is a victory for Google, Amazon.com, Yahoo, and Microsoft, all of whom supported the measure. This is a defeat for companies such as AT & T, Verizon, and other companies who sought to create an "internet fast lane" for content. Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner said: "The lack of competition in...
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